RETTEW Promotes Engle and Khan to Vice Presidents
RETTEW, a multidiscipline engineering, planning, surveying and environmental consulting firm, recently named Brian W. Engle, PE, vice president of land development and survey services and Suhail Khan, LEED® GA, vice president of technology and facilities. Engle previously served as RETTEW’s director of land development and survey services, and Khan as director of information technology.
“Brian and Suhail have done an excellent job leading their respective service areas,” said Mark P. Lauriello, PE, president, RETTEW. “As vice presidents, they will be able to better support RETTEW’s commitment to providing clients with stellar service and service delivery.”
As vice presidents, Engle and Khan are responsible for furthering RETTEW’s external collaboration and relationship-building with clients and business partners. They maintain high levels of client contact and identify ways for RETTEW to leverage its resources and strategically broaden its portfolio of services to increase client satisfaction. They are also charged with mentoring and coaching staff on effective client relationship management, and they will identify areas of expertise that RETTEW will look to develop or acquire to meet present and future needs in a wide variety of markets.
Brian W. Engle, PE
Engle is responsible for formulating strategies to grow and strengthen the land development and survey service areas in terms of garnering new key clients and identifying opportunities to broaden service offerings and markets. Engle also provides leadership and direction to the director of land development and the director of survey, and he serves as principal-in-charge for some of RETTEW’s key clients.
RETTEW welcomed Engle in 2005 as a group manager in land development, promoted him in 2009 to director of land development and earlier this year named him a shareholder. With 20 years of combined experience in private consulting and public service at the county and local levels, Engle’s background includes agricultural, municipal and civil/site engineering. His site planning and development experience includes stormwater management, erosion and sedimentation control, utility design and coordination, municipal coordination, and construction management.
A registered professional engineer in Pennsylvania and Maryland, Engle earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in agricultural engineering from Penn State University. He is a resident of Boiling Springs, Cumberland County, Pa.
Suhail S. Khan, LEED® GA
Khan is responsible for overseeing and providing strategic direction and leadership for the areas of technology and facilities, two support areas that have grown as a result of RETTEW’s dramatic growth. On the technology side, Khan will direct and align the strategic direction of the company’s architecture, solutions and investment strategies with long-term business objectives. He is also tasked with ensuring information technology (IT) operations are effectively and efficiently managed. On the facilities side, Khan will deliver oversight and strategic direction for corporate facilities, real estate investments, vehicles, and physical infrastructure with a focus on cost-effectiveness.
Khan, a principal shareholder of the firm, has been with RETTEW for more than 15 years; he has served as director of information technology (IT) for the past 10 years. As director, he strengthened the firm’s IT support and made significant technology improvements to the firm, the most recent being the implementation of a new accounting, project administration and payroll system.
Khan has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Millersville University, and a master’s degree in information science from the Penn State University. Khan is also accredited as a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Associate (GA). He resides in Lititz, Lancaster County, Pa.